SPUpgradeException – Error message when you run the "SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard" when you create a New SharePoint 2016 Farm

SYMPTOMS On a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that has SharePoint Server 2016 installed, when you run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard to Create a New SharePoint Farm, when the wizard reaches Step 3, you receive the following error message      Exception: Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException: One or more types failed to load. Please refer to the upgrade…


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I'll be speaking at the Collab365 Summit about SharePoint Hybrid, this event will be held 10-12th May – this is an awesome event that is completey FREE! You can register for the event here. Brendan Griffin – @brendankarl